Sensyt: Sensory Systems, Technologies and Therapies


Supervisors and available projects

The research supervisors reflect the broad range of disciplines and experimental approaches available across UCL including the Institute of Ophthalmology, Ear Institute, Psychology and Language Sciences, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Institute of Neurology.

Prof. Joerg Albert (Ear Institute)
Prof. Jonathan Ashmore (Ear Institute)
Prof. Maria Balda (Institute of Ophthalmology)
Prof. Maria Bitner-Glindzicz (Institute of Child Health)
Dr Jennifer Bizley (Ear Institute)
Prof. Matteo Carandini (Institute of Ophthalmology)
Dr Maria Chait (Ear Institute)
Prof. Mike Cheetham (Institute of Ophthalmology)
Dr Sally Dawson (Ear Institute)
Prof. Patrick Haggard (Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience)
Prof. Alison Hardcastle (Institute of Ophthalmology)
Dr Jonathan Gale (Ear Institute)
Dr Dan Jagger (Ear Institute)
Dr Jennifer Linden (Ear Institute)
Prof Karl Matter (Institute of Ophthalmology)
Prof. Shin-Ichi Ohnuma (Institute of Ophthalmology)
Prof. Stuart Rosen (Speech, Hearing & Phonetic Sciences)
Prof. Maneesh Sahani (Gatsby Institute)
Prof. Tom Salt  (Institute of Ophthalmology)
Dr Sam Solomon (Dept. of Experimental Psychology)
Prof. Anne Schilder (Ear Institute)
Dr Sam Schwarzkopf  (Dept. of Experimental Psychology)
Dr Jane Sowden (Institute of Child Health)


Steering Committee


  • Prof. Shin-Ichi Ohnuma (Institute of Ophthalmology)
  • Dr. Maria Chait  & Dr. Joerg Albert (Ear Institute)


  • Prof. Stephen Moss (Institute of Ophthalmology; UCL Vice-Dean Enterprise)
  • Prof. Matteo Carandini (Institute of Ophthalmology)
  • Prof Julie Daniels (Institute of Ophthalmology)
  • Dr. Jonathan Gale (Ear Institute)
  • Prof. Anne Schilder (Ear Institute)
  • Prof David Garway-Heath (Institute of Ophthalmology)
  • Dr. Sally Dawson (Ear Institute)– Graduate tutor
  • Dr.  Virginia Calder (Institute of Ophthalmology)– Graduate tutor